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Ramadan

A collection of news and information related to Ramadan published by this site and its partners.

Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Shadia: Pursuing the 'night of power'

    Something's been keeping me up at night. I haven't had much beauty sleep in the last eight nights, and I'm not due for much more until the end of Ramadan, which is — sadly — on Saturday. I've been up in search of "Laylat ul-Qadr," the...
  • Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends

    Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends
    For Dr. Zaher Sahloul, the holy month of Ramadan has tested his strength and recharged his spirit. Gathering with thousands of other Muslims in Bridgeview’s Toyota Park on Sunday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a day of prayer and festivities to break...
  • Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

    Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say
    The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
  • The God Squad: Easter is a tough egg to crack

    Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...
  • At least 8 dead in ethnic fighting in western China

     
    Contradictory claims about incident in western China that left at least eight dead....
  • Chinese authorities and villagers clash over mosque

     
    An unusual clash in western China pits authorities against the Hui, who have been viewed as the model minority....
  • Chinese mosque demolition heightens ethnic tensions

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- The government demolition of a newly refurbished mosque in a northern Chinese village has raised tensions with the Hui, a Muslim group that in the past has been granted more freedoms by the Chinese Communist Party, unlike other...
  • Muslim villagers angry in mosque incident

     
    The destruction of a mosque threatens to spoil relations between Chinese and Hui, once considered the model Muslim minority by the Chinese...
  • Koran burning: Can military do more to avoid offending Muslims?

     
    Koran, Afghanistan, U.S., Muslims, Islam: Hundreds of Afghans are throwing stones, burning tires and chanting "Death to America!" after news broke that U.S. personnel inadvertently burned copies of the Koran at a military base north of Kabul. The protests...
  • Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey

    Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey
    Golden baked pastries drizzled with syrup served with rich clotted cream, crumbly homemade halvah with roasted pine nuts, baklava with a cheese filling served hot, custards sprinkled with rose water and ground nuts, strings of walnuts coated in grape...